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Going With the Flow

This past weekend a senior client walked in with her mother and totally upset the plans I thought we had agreed on.

They wanted to get in quick, so I gave them a noon start on Sunday – not even close to being the optimum time for an outdoor shoot, but she wanted to go to a nearby botanical gardens where there’s lots of shade so I was reasonably confident that I could pull it off. 421 more words

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Finding Your Niche

What is your niche? Do you have one? I think it is something we should honestly strive for. After all, different types of photography require a different approach and involve a different set of difficulties. 244 more words

Photography Education

Writing Your Photography Marketing Plan: The SWOT Analysis

I originally wrote this series in 2010 for Black Star Rising. It is as relevant today as it was then…

Fifth in a series. 605 more words

Business Of Photography

Joke Time

How do you get the professional photographer off your front porch?
Pay him for the pizza.
Let’s keep this list going in the comments!
You know you are a photographer if… 204 more words

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Bad Business

When it comes to our photography, it is something personal. Like a reflection of self, projected upon a print. Sounds weird, but in a way we take what we do personally. 456 more words

Photography Education

Writing Your Photography Marketing Plan - Setting Goals

I originally wrote this series in 2010 for Black Star Rising. It is as relevant today as it was then…

Fourth in a series. 845 more words

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Writing Skills

Did you like English class in High School? Did you like it in College (if you went)? Writing is a communication skill. It is also one of the most transferable skills that you as a photographer possess. 512 more words

Photography Education